Today, we're taking a ride down Gingerbread Street with this gorgeous Christmas card using the brand-new Candy Cane Lane collection. Our super-talented Design Team member, Rebecca, has created this vivid, sparkly design that would also look great as a framed picture.
Read on for a full step-by-step project tutorial, complete with full materials list. To view the product page for each individual product, simply click on the product name and you'll be directed to its dedicated page.
YOU WILL NEED:
- Candy Cane Lane collection:
- Starry Night stamp
- Sparkelicious glitter – Red Poinsettia, Snowball, All That Glistens, Stardust Blue, and Stardust Gold
- WOW! embossing powder – Powdered Snow, Opaque Bright White, and Clear Gloss
- Pearl card – Lapis Lazuli, Jupiter, and Crystal White
- Kraft card
- White card
- A selection of alcohol markers
- Versafine Onyx Black inkpad
- WOW! clear embossing inkpad
- Dries-White glue
- Art Glitter Dries-Clear PVA glue with fine-tip applicator
- Pinflair 3D glue gel
- Chloe’s Creative Cards Chisel-Tip glue pen
- Foam pads on a roll
- 8x8” white straight-edged card blank
- Heat tool
- Die-cutting machine
1 Trim a sheet of Jupiter pearl card down to 7¾” square and affix to the card blank using dries-clear glue. Trim a sheet of patterned paper down to 7½” square and affix to the card using foam pads.
2 Trim a sheet of Lapis Lazuli pearl card down to 7¼” square and stamp the Starry Night background stamp at the top using a WOW! clear embossing inkpad. Cover in Powdered Snow embossing powder and heat set. Affix to the card using foam pads. Add dots of glue into the background and cover in Stardust Blue Sparkelicious glitter.
3 Tear some hill shapes from Crystal White pearl card and affix to the bottom of the card using foam pads. Apply lines of glue to the hills and cover in All That Glistens Sparkelicious glitter.
4 Stamp out the gingerbread village onto kraft card using the clear embossing inkpad and heat-emboss using Opaque Bright White embossing powder, then carefully trim around. Apply Dries-Clear glue all over the houses and cover in Snowball Sparkelicious glitter. Once dry, affix to the card using foam pads, tucking in behind the hills.
5 Stamp out the car onto white card twice using an Onyx Black inkpad and heat-emboss using Clear Gloss embossing powder. Carefully colour in and die-cut using the coordinating die. For the second image, cut out only the tree and overlay onto the first image using foam pads. Apply Dries -Clear glue all over the car and cover in Red Poinsettia Sparkelicious glitter. Add dries-white glue to the snow on the tree and cover in Snowball Sparkelicious glitter. Add glue to the lights on the car and cover in Stardust Gold Sparkelicious glitter. Affix to the card using foam pads.
6 Die-cut the ‘Merry Christmas’ sentiment from the set out of Jupiter pearl card and stick onto a piece of Lapis Lazuli pearl card. Matt and layer onto kraft card and affix to the card using a double layer of foam pads. Add a few candies into the background, onto the tree, and on the gingerbread houses. Finally, add three pearls to two of the corners, as shown.
I hope you've found this great card tutorial informative and that it's inspired you to create your own version!